A good antique sterling silver wine strainer with a gadroon border and shaped thumb piece. Plain style. Good weight and colour. Weight 121 grams, 3.8 troy ounces. Length 15 cms. Diameter 8.1 cms. London 1813. Maker Elizabeth Morley.
Biography – Elizabeth Morley, widow of Thomas Morley, 1st mark entered as smallworker 1794. 2nd mark entered 1796. 3rd mark 1800.
Thomas Morley, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as plateworker in partnership with George Baskerville 1775. 2nd mark alone 1778. 3rd mark 1779. Died circa 1794.